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Dmitry Muratov (Journalist) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 10, 2021

Short Biography

Dmitry Muratov was born on 30-10-1961 in Samara, Russia. He is a Russian Journalist, Television Presenter, Politician (member of Yabloko) & Chief Editor of Novaya Gazeta, a Russian newspaper. He was awarded Nobel Peace Prize on 08-10-2021 jointly with Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler.

Other Name: Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov
Other Professions: Television Presenter Politician Editor

Dmitry Muratov Complete Bio & Career

Dmitry being born in Samara completed his education at Kuybyshev Stae University. During the completion of five years of the degree, he started taking interest in Journalism. Hence, he started working as a journalist for a local Newspaper. After completing his degree in 1983, he joined the Soviet army and served for 2 years. In 1987, he joined the local newspaper named Komsomolets. He worked there as a journalist but as a result of his hard work get promoted as head of the youth department. His term at Komsomolskaya ended in 1992.
Then, he started his newspaper named Novaya Gazeta in 1993. The main aim of this newspaper was to bring honest and true information on the issues of corruption and human rights violation. He started the newsroom with very little infrastructure including 2 computers, two rooms, and one printer. Muratov started work as Deputy press editor. During the Chechen war, he was among the front-end reporters to cover the events. 
He has to face rivalry from his co-workers and government due to his fearless way of reporting. In 2004, he revealed that the former president of Russia Sergey Kiriyenko has scammed US4.8 billion dollar of International Monetary fund. It was revealed by the newspaper that some amount of the fund has been used for buying property in the United States. After investigation, it was found that the blames made by the newspaper was wrong. Sergey was not found guilty. 
Muratov served in the Novaya Gazeta as editor-in-chief for more than 20 years. In 2017, he resigned from the newspaper but again joined it in 2019 on the mutual voting for his name. Th esix journalists of Novaya Gazeta get killed during his term. The reason of their killings  was exhausting nature of Reporting and demand for freedom of press.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 14
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Grey

Personal Info

Home Town Samara, Russia
Nationality Russian
Religion Christian
Address Samara, Russia
School N/A
College Kuybyshev State University
Qualification Graduate in Philology
Hobbies Reading, social work
Marital Status Married
Debut Komsomolets newspaper
Net Worth 3 million


Favorite Color White
Favorite Brand Vans
Favorite Player Maria Sharapova
Favorite Actress Oksana Rasulova
Favorite Actor Tom Hanks
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Non Veg
Favorite Accessories Watches

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Dmitry Muratov

  • Muratov is a great journalist from Russia known for raising his voice for freedom of press and fearless way of reporting.
  • In 2021, he won Nobel piece prize along with Maria Ressa for honest reporting and safeguard the freedom of press.
  • He served as editor-in-chief of newspaper Novaya Gazeta.
  • Novaya Gazeta published news about the extrajudicial killings of the persons perceived on their sexual orientation.
  • He has been the member of Russian Democratic party ''Yabloko''.
  • In 2007, he was honored with International press freedom award by Committee to protect Journalists.

Dmitry Muratov Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

62 years, 5months, 24 days old age Dmitry Muratov will turn 63 on 30 October, 2024. Only 6 months, 6 days, 11 hours,35 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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